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UPDATE: Victim identified in Gordon County murder

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CALHOUN, GORDON COUNTY (WRCB)-- Detectives with the Gordon County Sheriff's Office are investigating a homicide.

Sheriff Mitch Ralston tells Channel 3, deputies found the body of 42-year-old Jason Hammond around 2:00 a.m. on Union Grove Church Road, Saturday.

Witnesses told officers three men entered the home and demanded money, before shooting the Hammond.

Ralston says detectives placed one person in police custody for questioning, and began searching for a blue Kia Sedona van.

He says the van was later found around 10:45 Saturday morning and a second person was placed in police custody.

The victim's body has been sent to the GBI Crime Lab for autopsy.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates to this developing story.

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